Director Robert Altman Dies at 81

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Robert Altman in 1974 Photo: Getty Images/Hulton Archive


The AP is reporting that Robert Altman, the legendary director of M*A*S*H, Nashville, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, and countless other classic films, has died at 81. If we were any good at the Web-video thing, we'd give you a long, carefully choreographed tracking shot of the office in his memory.

Robert Altman, Leading Director, Dies at 81 [AP via NYT]